PARIS]. ALPHAND (Jean Charles Adolphe). The... - Lot 302 - Thierry de Maigret

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PARIS]. ALPHAND (Jean Charles Adolphe). The... - Lot 302 - Thierry de Maigret
PARIS]. ALPHAND (Jean Charles Adolphe). The Walks of Paris.... Bois de Boulogne and Vincennes. Champs-Élysées. Parks. Squares. Boulevards [...].
Paris, J. Rothschild, Éditeur, 1867-1873. 4 parts in 2 volumes in-plano (one for the plates), brown chagrin, recessed boards decorated with a motif in relief (different on both), spine decorated with cold caissons (period binding) - Pp. I to LIX for the "Introduction", pp. 1 to 148 for "Le Bois de Boulogne", pp. 149 to 188 for "
Le Bois de Vincennes", pp. 189 to 246 for "Les Promenades intérieures de Paris" (including "Le
Parc de Monceaux", "Le Parc des Buttes Chaumont", "Les Champs-Élysées", etc.) & pp. I to
CVIII for "Arboretum and Florist of the City of Paris. Description of the trees - shrubs and herbaceous plants of open air and greenhouses ]...[", followed by two tables on 6 ff, the whole comprising 80 steel-engraved figures in the text.
-- A title-frontispiece on chine pastedown, a "Plan général de Paris" and 125 engraved plates after
Émile HOCHEREAU & M. DARDOIZE, some of them double (29+17+57), of which 22 (out of 23 ?) chromolithographs after P. LAMBOTTE (for "La Flore ornementale des promenades de Paris".
A few very small accidents to the bindings; a few freckles; marginal ink stain on the first six leaves of the first volume, including the title; large tear without missing on a first endpaper of the same volume and on the introductory table leaf of the one of the plates; a few plates partially unbound.
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